This discussion covers many subjects relevant to those interested in Crowdfunding, AltFin and FinTech, including updates on regulatory movements at the SEC and on The Hill.
A warm reception and vibrant discussion at CfPA’s sister association down under. The event was a high-energy, content-rich and agenda-packed day tailored to professional of people movers across all forms of digital fundraising.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) already has a cryptocurrency task force, and now it’s designated a crypto advisor. The Wall Street regulator has named Valerie A. Szczepanik to spearhead the application of securities laws to “digital asset technology and innovation” across cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs).
CfPA Board of Directors members Alon Hillel-Tuch, Jordan Fishfeld, and Scott McIntyre hosted at the world’s largest CrowdFunding summit. The October 2015 event in Guiyang, China expected 8000 attendees but received over 13,000. For more information, visit www.GlobalCFC.cn.
Gate Global Impact announced at the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit a plan to feature select companies from the U.N.’s soon-to-be-launched Social Enterprise Action Hub on the Gate Global Impact GATEWAY Platform, a crowdfunding platform for social entrepreneurs to pitch impact investors…
The world of entrepreneurial finance is changing rapidly; we are at a tipping point that will make what seems like a vibrant part of our global economy today seem small in one year’s hindsight.
Whether you are a service provider, social entrepreneur, angel investor, venture capitalist, or one of the millions of people ready to become a small-scale start up financier, it is time to pay attention.
Estimates for annual crowdfunding transactions go as high as $500 billion annually compared to 2011’s $1.5 billion (anticipated to be $3 billion in 2012). If crowdfunding even begins to approach that scale, it will completely change the landscape for start-up financing.
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